Auction 111, Lot 108

"Partie Occidentale du Canada, Contenant les cinq Grands Lacs, avec les Pays Circonvoisins", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Colonial Canada & Great Lakes

Period: 1775 (circa)

Publication: Atlas de toutes les parties connues du Globe Terrestre…

Color: Hand Color

12.5 x 8.4 inches
31.8 x 21.3 cm

Nice example of this map of the Great Lakes depicting frontier forts, missions, and fur trade routes. It covers the region from James Bay to just below Ft. Duquesne and from Lake Ontario through the Great Plains. It contains numerous Indian tribe names and forts, including Detroit, St. Louis, Toronto and Chicagou. The supposed source of the Mississippi is shown. First state, engraved by Andre.

References: Kershaw #973, Sellers and Van Ee #173.

Condition: A

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/8/2005